OracleVM 3.2 : openssl (OVMSA-2016-0141)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94095


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- fix CVE-2016-2177 - possible integer overflow

- fix CVE-2016-2178 - non-constant time DSA operations

- fix CVE-2016-2182 - possible buffer overflow in BN_bn2dec

- fix CVE-2016-6306 - certificate message OOB reads

- mitigate CVE-2016-2183 - degrade all 64bit block ciphers and RC4 to 112 bit effective strength


Update the affected openssl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94095

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0141.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/17

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2177, CVE-2016-2178, CVE-2016-2182, CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-6306

OSVDB: 139313, 139471, 143021, 143387, 143388, 144687